So many people have written asking questions about the Kentucky book I
mentioned on the list yesterday. Cousin Toni had this in her saved ail and
was kind enough to send it to me. Rather than send it to each one
individually, I'm posting it to the list.
If you r question isn't answered in this information her address is below.
She does say though she won't do look-ups......Lois
----- Original Message -----
From: Sandi Gorin <sgorin(a)glasgow-ky.com>
Sent: Monday, March 20, 2000 12:32 PM
Subject: For your information
An extra post if you will allow. Subbers on my other lists already
about this, so thought I would go ahead and tell you too ... if you're on
KYRESEARCH or SOUTH-CENTRAL-KENTUCKY, you may delete now.
As many of you know, I am a publisher of genealogical/historical books -
which has no connection to this list at all - I never make a point of
trying to sell something. Those who have been on the list for many yrs
vouch that I've never plugged a book. BUT - this one I think many
you might be interested in. There is NO obligation at all, ever, in any
For the past 4 yrs or so, I have been publishing researching tips for KY.
After being asked by so many, I have just finished Volume 1 in book form.
Many major libraries have been saving my tips over the years for the use
their patrons and readers have asked me to put this in book form. I
organized the first volume of possibly 2 or 3. The book is 220 pages long
with almost 6,600 names in the fullname index. It, like all my books, is
soft spiral bound.
Chapter 1: Kentucky - the State. How Kentucky evolved from Virginia
Chapter 2: County Formations. When formed, of what county, named for, info
on county seat, some early citizens and events.
Chapter 3: Old Forts, Stations and Settlements: When founded, location,
published residents, what happened there if known.
Chapter 4: Old Trails, Traces, Paths and Roads. How did our ancestors get
into KY and leave. Location.
Chapter 5: Rev. War Soldier's Pension Applications. Showns name, rank,
where served, when applied, age at application, amount paid, death date if
known. All counties shown - several didn't have any if formed too late for
any living soldier to reside there.Taken from the oldest records out of VA
Chapter 6: Kentucky Time Line 1745-1874. Wars, duels, feuds, strange
weather, murders, birth or death of famous KYians or citizens with unusual
circumstances, explorations, etc.
Chapter 7: How KY Acquired its Land: Walker Line, Tellico Grants, Loyal
Land Company, Treaty of Paris, Treaty of Fort Stanwix, Treaty of Sycamore
Shoals, Lord Dunmore's War, Treaty of Camp Charlotte, Jackson Purchase. A
brief recap of all.
Chapter 8: Kentucky's Newer Forts, KY Militia, Sons of Confederate
Veterans, Galvanized Yankees.
Chapter 9: Abbreviations, Definitions & Terminology. Medical, legal, food,
The book is available and sells for $28.00 which includes shipping and
handling, with KY residents 6% tax to be added.
Thanks for letting me tell you about the book - if you have questions,
write me privately. With this large an index, I am not doing look-ups - it
covers the whole state. Sandi
Col. Sandi Gorin, 205 Clements,Glasgow, KY 42141
(270) 651-9114 - E-fax (707)222-1210 - e-mail: sgorin(a)glasgow-ky.com
Member: Glasgow-Barren Co Chamber of Commerce
Barren Co: http://www.rootsweb.com/~kybarren/